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ペレス・カマチョ・フェリクス・ジェームズ

governor of Guam , politician , Member of the Legislature of Guam

Felix Perez Camacho, former Governor of Guam. Member of National Council State Legislators, Asian Pacific Parliamentarian Union, Knights of Columbus.

Background

Camacho, Felix Perez was born on October 30, 1957 in Camp Zama, Japan. Son of Carlos G. and Lourdes Perez Camacho.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1980.

Career

Camacho become Guam's first elected governor, was serving in the military. He then received a degree in business administration and finance in 1980 from Marquette University. Political career Camacho has held positions with Pacific Financial Corporation as an insurance manager and with IBM as an account administrator.

In March 1988, Governor Joseph Ada appointed him as deputy director of the Public Utility Agency of Guam and later that year he was chosen as executive director of the department. In 1992, Camacho was elected as senator in the Twenty-second Guam Legislature, and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 1996. As a senator, he served as chairman of the Committee on Tourism, Transportation, and Economic Development.

He also served as a majority whip. In 1998, Camacho was the running mate of Joseph Ada in the hotly contested gubernatorial campaign. Their loss resulted in Camacho's absence from public office for the next two years.

Governor of Guam (2003–2011) Camacho-Moylan went on to defeat Speaker Antonio "Tony" Unpingco in the Republican primary election on August 31, 2002 and ran against Guam Delegate Congressman Robert A. Underwood and his running mate, Senator Thomas "Tom" C. Ada for general election. In 2002, Camacho teamed up with fellow senator Kaleo Moylan to run for Guam's governor and lieutenant governor and defeated Democratic contenders of the Underwood-Ada Campaign. Due to various disagreements with Moylan during their first term, Camacho picked freshman senator Michael W. Cruz, M.D. as his running mate in 2006.

Personal life.

Achievements

  • Having won in the 2000 legislative election, Camacho returned to the legislature and regained his chairmanship, as well as the position of assistant majority leader. Camacho again defeated Robert Underwood (this time with senator Frank Aguon, Jr as running mate) to win the governorship for a second term. He was honored as one of the Outstanding Young Men of America and received the Pacific Jaycees Three Young Outstanding People award.

Membership

He is a member of the United States Republican Party. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus and participates in many civic activities.

Connections

Married Joann Gumataotao Garcia Camacho. Children: Jessica Lourdes, Felix James, Maria Amparo.

father:
Carlos G.

mother:
Lourdes Perez Camacho

spouse:
Joann Gumataotao Garcia Camacho

child:
Jessica Lourdes Camacho

child:
Felix James Camacho

child:
Maria Amparo Camacho